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New SiriusXM Podcast, ‘Marvel’s Declassified’ Explores the History of Marvel Comics

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Marvel is expanding its robust roster of podcasts with Marvel’s Declassified, premiering exclusively on SiriusXM. The podcast, hosted by Lorraine Cink (Powers of a Girl, Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, Ultimate Marvel) and Evan Narcisse (Marvel’s Rise of the Black Panther) explores the history of the Marvel Comics universe, how other genres contributed to its evolution, as well as the social impact of some of Marvel’s major characters when it comes to representation.

Obviously, for our purposes, the latter part is particularly interesting, and I’m eager to hear Cink and Narcisse break down and analyze the important impact of characters like Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Kamala Khan and others, as well as possibly ways where Marvel could do better.

Marvel’s Declassified joins Marvel’s existing podcasts, which include Marvel/Method, another SiriusXM exclusive, This Week in Marvel, Women of Marvel, Marvel’s Voices, and Marvel’s Pull List.

The first episode of Marvel’s Declassified is available now on SiriusXM. Check out additional details below!

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Marvel’s Declassified to debut new episodes each week on SiriusXM, hosted by Lorraine Cink and Evan Narcisse

New York, NY – December 8, 2020 – Today, Marvel launched Marvel’s Declassified, its newest non-fiction narrative podcast series, exclusively on SiriusXM! For its first 10-episode season, the series focuses on the rich, dynamic, and evolving history of Marvel Comics—as told through a contemporary lens. The first episode of Marvel’s Declassified is available now exclusively on SiriusXM.

Each week, writer and comic book expert Lorraine Cink (author of Powers of a Girl, co-author Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, and Ultimate Marvel) and acclaimed journalist and critic Evan Narcisse (author of Marvel’s Rise of the Black Panther) will give SiriusXM listeners unprecedented access behind the scenes of Marvel Comics, featuring writers, artists, editors, and industry insiders who have shaped Marvel’s iconic storytelling.

In its premiere episodeMarvel’s Declassified explores a time when comedy, romance, westerns, sci-fi, and horror defined Marvel’s comics, leading up to a historical shift that triggered the return of Super Heroes. Other episodes during the season will cover how New York City became the core of the Marvel Universe; the now-legendary impact of Marvel Knights, the beginnings of Marvel’s vast multiverse, war-era comics, and more. The series will also shed light on the societal impact of fandom, representation, and the evolution of some of Marvel’s most iconic characters like Captain America, Black Panther, the Hulk, and Captain Marvel, and what their roles meant—and can mean—for Marvel fans around the world.

Last month, Marvel and SiriusXM unveiled exclusive new original podcasts as part of SiriusXM’s new podcast destination, available via the SiriusXM app or online at, which also features a slate of original SiriusXM podcast series and highly curated selection of popular shows from other leading providers.

SiriusXM subscribers with select streaming plans can tune in to Marvel’s Declassified and other exclusive new Marvel podcast series like Marvel/Method, a weekly podcast on Marvel fandom hosted by Method Man, along with a thrilling new multi-part original scripted audio series, Marvel’s Wastelanders, kicking off in 2021.

Additionally, SiriusXM subscribers can listen to new episodes of several popular ongoing Marvel podcast series like This Week in Marvel, Women of Marvel, Marvel’s Voices, and Marvel’s Pull List before they can be heard anywhere else. Afterward, fans will also be able to tune in to these podcast series on

To learn more about how you can enjoy a unique mix of exclusive, original, and popular podcasts on SiriusXM, visit here. Tune into Marvel’s Declassified today and dive in to all of Marvel’s newest podcasts on SiriusXM!

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Ron is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of POC Culture.  He is a big believer in the power and impact of pop culture and the importance of representation in media.

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